High seas forecast
Issued by the Met Office at
For the period until
At 270000UTC, low 63 north 23 west 1007 losing its identity by 280000UTC. Low Fair Isle 1005 expected 63 north 15 west 1006 by same time. New low expected Tyne 1003 by that time. at 270000UTC, low 50 north 45 west 1015 expected 55 north 40 west 1014 by 280000UTC. High south Greenland 1023 expected 63 north 40 west 1025 by same time. New high expected 73 north 03 west 1021 by that time. at 270000UTC. High 42 north 33 west 1031 expected 41 north 34 west 1031 by 280000UTC
Area forecasts for the next 24 hours
West or northwest 4 to 6. Moderate. Showers. Good.
Northwest 4 or 5, increasing 5 to 7. Moderate, becoming moderate or rough later. Rain or thundery showers. Good, occasionally moderate.
Cyclonic 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later. Moderate, occasionally rough later in southwest. Rain or thundery showers. Good, occasionally moderate.
Variable 4 or less becoming north 3 to 5. Moderate. Rain or showers. Good, occasionally moderate.
Cyclonic 3 to 5. Moderate, occasionally slight. Rain, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
Cyclonic 3 to 5, occasionally 6. Moderate, occasionally slight. Rain, fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
East Northern Section
Cyclonic 3 to 5, but 5 to 7 in west, becoming northerly or northwesterly 4 to 6 in west. Moderate or rough, becoming slight or moderate in northeast. Occasional rain or showers. Good, occasionally moderate.
West Northern Section
Northerly or northwesterly, 4 to 6, occasionally 7 in east. Moderate or rough. Mainly fair. Good.
Variable 4 or less, becoming easterly 4 or 5 in south. Slight or moderate. Fog patches. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor.
East Central Section
Northwesterly 4 to 6, occasionally 7 later in northeast, backing westerly 3 or 4 later in southwest. Moderate, becoming rough in northeast. Showers in northeast, otherwise fair, but occasional rain or showers later in west. Good, becoming moderate or poor later in west.
West Central Section
Cyclonic 3 to 5, occasionally 6 later in northwest. Slight or moderate becoming moderate. Occasional rain or drizzle, fog banks, moderate to very poor.
Northerly or northeasterly 4 to 6, but variable 4 or less in north and west. Slight or moderate, occasionally rough in far south. Occasional rain or drizzle and fog patches in east and later in far southwest. Moderate or good, occasionally very poor in east and later in far southwest.
Variable 4 or less. Slight. Occasional drizzle, fog banks, but fair in far northwest. Moderate to very poor, but good in far northwest.
Easterly or northeasterly, becoming cyclonic, 4 or 5, occasionally 6 later. Slight or moderate. Occasional rain, fog banks. Moderate to very poor.
Cyclonic, mainly easterly or northeasterly, 3 to 5. Slight or moderate. Fair in northeast, otherwise occasional rain or showers with fog patches developing to fog banks. Good in northeast, otherwise moderate to very poor.
Outlook for following 24 hours
Gales possible in Rockall and Southeast Iceland.
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